The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Handset in IT jobs advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Handset over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Handsets
Rank 75 - 57
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Handset 1 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 0.14% - 0.40%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.43% - 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 2
Average salary £80,000 - £35,850
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £31,750 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+2.36% -18.58%
Handset
Wiltshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Swindon region.

Miscellaneous Category
Swindon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
235 224 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 32.10% 35.39% 36.90%
Number of salaries quoted 181 169 173
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,200 £84,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Handset
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Handset across the Swindon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Handset Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Handset
Salary Trend in Swindon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Handset across the Swindon region.

Handset Salary Trend in Swindon

Handset
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Swindon region citing Handset also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Handset.

1 1 (100.00%) 3GPP
1 1 (100.00%) 3G
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) LTE
1 1 (100.00%) Software Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (100.00%) Radio Access Network

Handset
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Swindon region citing Handset also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Handset. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) 3GPP
1 1 (100.00%) 3G
1 1 (100.00%) LTE
1 1 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) RAN Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Software Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy